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FONTANAROSA, Lucien Joseph (1912 - 1975), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, lithographer

in Benezit Dictionary of Artists

Published in print January 2006 | ISBN: 9780199773787
Published online November 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780199899913
FONTANAROSA, Lucien Joseph (1912 - 1975), Painter, watercolourist, engraver, lithographer

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French, 20th century, male.

Born 19 December 1912, in Paris, to Italian parents; died 27 April 1975, in Paris.

Painter (gouache), watercolourist, engraver, lithographer, illustrator. Figure compositions, figures, genre scenes, still-lifes, flowers, landscapes.

[not available online]Lucien Fontanarosa grew up in Paris and Padua in a modest family of Italian descent and qualified as a lithographer in 1931. In 1932, after taking evening classes

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Subjects: Art ; Biographical Studies

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